Fetus discovered by crew on plane from Charlotte to NY, sources say

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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Fetus found on plane at LaGuardia Airport

EAST ELMHURST, Queens -- A fetus was discovered on an American Airlines flight at LaGuardia Airport Tuesday morning, sources told WABC.

After the flight arrived from Charlotte and passengers deplaned Monday night, the cleaning crew made the discovery in the bathroom Tuesday morning, sources said.

The plane was being held at Terminal B while the medical examiner's office responded to the scene.

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A spokesperson with American Airlines released the following statement:

"As we continue to learn more about this tragic and sensitive situation, we are working actively with law enforcement on the investigation. Please contact law enforcement for additional information."

This is a developing story, check back for updates.